Foreign alumni from Turkey support Afrin op

Foreign alumni from Turkey support Afrin op

Foreign alumni from Turkey support Afrin op

Speaking to supporters Saturday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan asked, "Hey NATO, where are you?" and accused the alliance of double standards.

"With these things happening in Syria, when will you, NATO, take our side?" he said. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is an Alliance that was founded by 11 European countries and the U.S.in 1949 which today consists of 29 independent member countries.

At the time she said that the Afrin region was "certainly within Syria".

On January 20, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch to clear YPG/PKK and Daesh terrorists from Afrin, northwestern Syria.

Over the last 48 hours, Afrin city has reportedly been targeted by Turkish air strikes, the water has been cut off, and the internet severed.

He said Turkey sent troops to conflict zones when requested, but did not receive support in return.

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Overt talk of trying to rein them in is likely to add to the sense among many YPG leaders that the USA is a fair-weather fried that can't be counted on when the chips are down. Ankara is wary of the presence of Kurdish militants close to its borders in Syria, and has been opposed to Washington's efforts to train and arm them in the Arab country.

Washington has repeatedly called upon Turkey to stop its "aggression" against the Afrin region, omitting the fact that the US-led coalition itself spent years in Syria without any invitation from the government or worldwide approval.

Which probably sounds like a good idea to U.S. officials trying to manage Turkey relations, and probably sounds really bad to U.S. officials trying to manage relations with the YPG.

The recent UNSC resolution, which urged a 30-days Syria-wide ceasefire, has been also used to call upon Erdogan to halt their operations. The document, however, only stated that the ceasefire did not apply to such groups as Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIL/ISIS), Al-Qaeda and Al-Nusra front, and did not describe any Kurdish militias as terrorists.

Turkey's president has criticized North Atlantic Treaty Organisation for not supporting the country's ongoing military operation against Syrian Kurdish fighters in Syria.

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